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Multiple Choice Questions for World Polity Miscellaneous with Answers
Question. Which one of the following writs is issued during the pendency of proceedings in a court?
(d) Quo warranto
Question. Why is political power sharing through different levels of government desirable in a democracy?
1. It helps to reduce the possibility of conflict between various social groups.
2. It decreases the possibility of arbitrary decision-making.
3. It prompts people’s participation at different levels of government.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
(a) Only 3
(b) 1, 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) Only 2
Question. Which one the following statements is not correct?
(a) The Constitutional Amendment Bill has to be passed by both houses of Parliament separately with special majority
(b) Constitutional cases in Supreme Court is heard by minimum five judges
(c) Freedom of press is included in the fundamental right – Freedom of speech and expression.
(d) Zakir Hussain was the first Vice President of India
Question. Who of the following Presidents of India was associated with Trade Union Movement?
(a) V. V. Giri
(b) N. Sanjiva Reddy
(c) K. R. Narayanan
(d) Zakir Hussain
Question. The largest Union Territory of India is
(a) Daman and Diu
Question. Which of the following are the features of the ideology of utilitarianism?
1. Utilitarians believed that all value derives from land
2. The most celebrated spokesmen of utilitarianism were jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill
3. Utilitarians were advocates of the idea that India could be ruled through indigenous laws and customs
4. Utilitarians were advocates of the idea of the ‘greatest good for the greatest number of people’
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
(a) 1 and 4 only
(b) 2 and 4 only
(c) 1, 2 and 4
(d) 2 and 3
Question. ‘Pivot to Asia’ is the strategy of the foreign policy of
(d) U. S. A
Question. ‘Balance of Power’ is an important principle of :
(a) Liberal thought in international politics
(b) Marxist thought in international politics
(c) Traditional thought in international politics
(d) Realist thought in international politics
Question. Which one among the following statements is correct?
The press in democracy must –
(a) be free and impartial
(b) be committed to the policies of the government
(c) highlight the achievement of the government without criticizing its policies
(d) Criticize the policies of the government
Question. One of the implications of equality in society is the absence of
Question. Which of the following statement/s about the Right to negative vote is / are correct? Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
I. The Election Commission of India wanted that ‘None of the above’ button on Electronic voting machine should be offered to voters.
II. The public interest litigation, in the Supreme Court for NOTA option was filed by the Association for Democratic Reforms. III. Elections in a constituency will be held again if NOTA gets the highest votes.
IV. The candidate with highest number of votes will be declared elected even if she/ he receives less than the NOTA votes.
(a) Only I and II are correct
(b) Only II and III are correct
(c) Only III and IV are correct
(d) Only I and IV are correct
Question. The head of state of the United Kingdom is –
(a) Queen Elizabeth I
(b) Queen Elizabeth II
(c) Queen Elizabeth III
(d) Queen Elizabeth IV
(e) None of the above / More than one of the above
Question. There are different arguments given in favour of power sharing in a democratic political system. Which one of the following is not one of them?
(a) It reduces conflict among different communities
(b) Major community does not impose its will on others
(c) Since all are affected by the policies of the government, they should be consulted in the governance of the county
(d) It speeds up the decision making process and improves the chances of unity of the country
Question. The Presidential system operates most successfully in the USA because of –
(a) A strong two party system
(b) A well demarcated constitution
(c) Judicial review
(d) Minor contradictions in society
Question. According to Iris L Calude Jr. which of the following is not a device for the management of power?
(a) Arms control
(b) Collective security
(c) Balance of power
(d) World Government
Question. The modern state system with its territorial sovereignty came into existence first in Europe in the wake of the :
(a) Treaty of Versailles
(b) Congress of Vienna
(c) Treaty of Westphalia
(d) Congress of Berlin
Question. What is the importance of developing Chabahar Port by India?
(a) India’s trade with African countries will enormously increase.
(b) India’s relations with oil-producing Arab countries will be strengthened.
(c) India will not depend on Pakistan for access to Afghanistan and Central Asia.
(d) Pakistan will facilitate and protect the installation of a gas pipeline between Iraq and India.
Question. Democracy’s superior virtue lies in the fact that it calls into activity
(a) the intelligence and character of ordinary men and women.
(b) the methods for strengthening executive leadership.
(c) a superior individual with dynamism and vision.
(d) a band of dedicated party workers.
Question. Which of the following Republic/Republics was/were supportedby Russia in Georgia war of 2008 ?
(a) South Ossettia
(b) South Ossettia and Abkhazia both
(d) Nogorno Karabakh
Question. The House of Lords in Great Britain is mainly retained because –
(a) It is as important as the House of Commons
(b) It plays an important role of checks and balances
(c) It acts as a judicial court
(d) It is maintained as an institution
Question. Vote on Account is meant for –
(a) Vote on the report of CAG
(b) To meet unforeseen expenditure
(c) Appropriating funds pending due to passing of budget
(e) None of the above/ More than one of the above
Question. The US stopped cultivating ties with Taliban regime in Afghanistan after –
(a) 9/11 attacks in the US
(b) attacks on US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania
(c) attack on US military mission headquarter in Riyadh
(d) failures of talks on gas pipeline through Afghanistan
Question. The growth of judicial power over the last one hundred years in liberal democracies have taken place because –
(a) The constitutions have given the judiciary more powers
(b) Acceptance of the theory of separation of powers
(c) The U. N. Directives
(d) Protect Human Rights
Question. Which one of the following is not the technique of the balance of power?
(a) Amassing of weapons
(b) Seizing of territory
(c) Methods of persuasion
(d) Creating of buffer states
Question. Which of the following are the tools of good governance?
1. Social Audit
2. Separation of Powers
3. Citizen’s Charter
4. Right to Information
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
(a) 1, 3 and 4
(b) 2, 3 and 4
(c) 1 and 4
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Question. As per United Nations Convention on the Law of sea (UNCLOS) states are entitled for Jurisdiction over sea water as under –
(a) three miles from sea shore as territorial waters
(b) twelve miles from the shore for shipping
(c) two hundred miles as Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)
(d) all the three jurisdictions
Question. Under Bush Doctrine, the USA held states responsible for activities inside their territo and thus acquired the right to –
(a) act unilaterally against rogue and failed states
(b) act against states which were opposed to it ideologically
(c) move against states which refused to join in drive for NATO expansion
(d) intervene instituations of ethnic cleansing
Question. E – governance is –
Select the correct answer from the codes given below –
(a) 1 and 3
(b) 1, 2 and 3
(c) 1, 3 and 4
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Question. Public Interest Litigation has its origin in –
Question. Which one of the following was not the basis invoked by the US for attacking Iraq in March 2003?
(a) Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction
(b) Saddam Hussain had links with A1 Quaeda
(c) Regime Change in Iraq
(d) Iraq had not withdrawn from Kuwait complety
Question. Consider the following in respect of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS):
1. Inaugural IONS was held in India in 2015 under the chairmanship of the Indian Navy.
2. IONS is a voluntary initiative that seeks to increase maritime cooperation among navies of the littoral states of the Indian Ocean Region.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
Question. Referendum has an integral relationship with–
(a) Indirect Democracy
(b) Limited Monarchy
(c) Direct Democracy
(d) People’s Courts